Russian is a great language to learn. It.s one of the Slavic languages, spoken by about 170 million people as a first language and another 100 million as a second language. Russian is considered one of the chief languages of the world. It is one of the official languages of the United Nations, and it is used in many scientific writings and literary works.
Russian is spoken in 30 countries other than Russia. This is due to the Russian immigrants that emigrated to these countries such as Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, and Moldova.
At our site, you will learn basic Russian for free. We have lessons on how to read, how to count, how to form Russian verbs, how to form nouns, adjectives, and much more.
In these lessons you will notice that most of the time we use the Russian alphabet and not the transliteration, because we don.t want you to count on the transliteration a lot. It is better to struggle the first time with reading Russian and then be able to read in the Russian alphabet easily, without looking at any transliteration. If you happen to be in Russia, you will find no transliterations!